Ecru, Mississippi

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Ecru, Mississippi

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High Points

Ecru strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Mississippi):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Ecru Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 8% Ecru Low Rate of Poverty
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Ecru Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 13% Ecru Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Ecru, Mississippi

Comparing Ecru to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Mississippi (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 9 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 4
Male Share of the Population 7 9
Senior Citizens 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 9
Well-Paid Single Women 5 8
Age of the Population 5 8
Female Share of the Population 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 10
Average Household Size 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 10
Median Family Income 5 8
People in Middle Class or Better 4 9
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Public Transportation Use 5 3
Working at Home 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Affordability of Rents 8 5
People Living Alone 7 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3

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Ecru Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 80 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Pontotoc
Standard Zip Codes 38841
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.353
Longitude -89.023

Ecru Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 72 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 58.4 inches
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 58.8 inches
Station RIPLEY
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 58.2 inches
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Ecru Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 947 100%
Male 462 48.8%
Female 485 51.2%
Under 18 236 24.9%
18+ 711 75.1%
65+ 163 17.2%
Median Age 36.6
Average Family Size 3.05
White 780 82.4%
African-American 136 14.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 17 1.8%
Mixed Race 11 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 25 2.6%

Estimated Ecru Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,015
Growth 68
Growth % 7.2%

Ecru Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 52.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.4%
Irish 11.4%
English 9.3%
German 2.5%
European 0.7%
Italian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Polish 0.3%
British 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ecru, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Friendship (38841)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ecru 947 $38,571
Algoma 508 $38,250
Blue Springs 144 $52,188
New Albany 7,607 $38,750
Pontotoc 5,253 $39,306
Thaxton 513 $42,250
Toccopola 189 $24,375
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Ecru High Schools (2004)

8324 HWY 15 NORTH
Serves 450 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.5

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